2014 Acquisitions

Description

This series consists of three pencil drawings and fourteen watercolor renderings. The design drawings depict a variety of furnishings manufactured by A. H. Davenport Co., Irving and Casson, and their successor Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. Types of furniture include desks, secretaries, tables, chairs and settles, mirrors, and cabinets. Also present are two interior elevations including one for the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

renderings (drawings)
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 folder containing 14 watercolor renderings and 3 pencil drawings; ca. 1.75 linear feet

Custodial History

It is not known when or from whom the seller acquired the items in this series.

Collection Code

CC011

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection II

Date of Acquisition

2014

Reference Code

CC011.011

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Credit Line

Historic New England, Library & Archives Purchase, 2014.

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Irving & Casson
Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co.

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Series

Arrangement

Arrangement

The drawings are arranged in order of increasing size so as to minimize the chance of damage. Titles given by the original creators of items are enclosed by quotation marks.